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New York Knicks: 3 Reasons Why They Won’t Make The Playoffs

(October 13, 2014 – Source: Rich Barnes/Getty Images North America) New York Knicks: 3 Reasons Why They Won’t Make The Playoffs By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Last year was the first time in four seasons that the New York Knicks didn’t make the playoffs. Their last playoff drought lasted six years, and although the chances of this one lasting that long are slim...
Via HoopStuff
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Jason Smith to start at PF on opening night

According to Marc Berman of the NY Post, offseason free-agent pickup Jason Smith looks like he'll be the Knicks' starting PF on opening night. The 28-year-old center was signed this past summer for 1 year, $3.3 million to provide some depth for a shaky frontcourt consisting of Andrea Bargnani, Amar'e Stoudemire, Quincy Acy, and Samuel Dalembert. The oft-injured 7...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks are only beginning uphill battle

Held to a higher standard as one of the NBA’s most historic franchises, yet, perennially disappointing as one of the league’s greatest under-achievers, the New York Knicks have become an 82-game circus of injuries, highly-paid has-beens, and sub-par performances during the past year. Just when it seemed as though the Knicks had finally turned the corner, putting their six year...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Waive Didier Mbenga, Orlando Sanchez

The New York Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez. Mbenga, 7-0, 250-pounds, signed with New York on Oct. 8. He appeared in one preseason game, scoring two points over five minutes. Sanchez, 6-9, 220-pounds, appeared in one preseason game after signing as a free agent on Sep. 17.
Via RealGM
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith having tough time learning to play team ball

J.R. Smith will never be accused of being the sharpest knife in the kitchen and you’ll understand why after hearing Smith’s latest response to why he is struggling adapting to the notion of playing team-first basketball. The New York Knicks guard was very candid during his latest remarks about his difficulties grasping the triangle offense and you won’t believe what came out...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks sign Jordan Vandenberg

The New York Knicks signed undrafted Australian center Jordan Vandenberg on Thursday. The 21-year-old out of NC State averaged 2.2 points in 9.9 minutes per game of Las Vegas summer league action for the Knicks. The post The New York Knicks sign Jordan Vandenberg appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Flourishes In The Triangle Offense Scoring 30 Points (Video)

Uncertainty in the triangle offense has no substance after Carmelo Anthony’s 30-point performance Wednesday night in the Garden against the Washington Wizards. Crawling from a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter, Melo and the New York Knicks go on to escape the Wizards 103-100. Carmelo puts the cape on, saving the day, drilling the tie-breaking fade-away jump-shot and the...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ worries over Bargnani amplify as he goes for MRI

Andrea Bargnani said he’s not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he’s frustrated by the injury. When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after he spoke to the New York media for the first time since being shut down Oct. 9, he said in Italian he underwent an MRI exam, but didn’t say what it revealed. That Bargnani had an MRI exam reveals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy snipes at Jackson’s triangle but praises Knicks

Jeff Van Gundy says the Knicks will make the playoffs — but it won’t be because of the triangle offense. In a conference call to promote ESPN’s coverage of the Knicks-Bulls season opener at the Garden in one week, Van Gundy and broadcast partner Mark Jackson said players win titles, not triangles. Van Gundy added the Bulls and Lakers could have won titles under Jackson with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson: Carmelo Is Knicks' Only 'Certified All-Star', Bargnani Will Thrive In Triangle

Phil Jackson candidly spoke with Charley Rosen about the entire New York Knicks' roster. "Carmelo Anthony is obviously the team's only certified All-Star," said Jackson. "It's also no secret that Melo has to keep the ball moving, but he's committed to doing this. Passing has never been a great strength of his, but in the triangle he'll be able to...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ big plans for Andrea Bargnani already gone awry

There was hope Andrea Bargnani would become a big cog in the Knicks’ triangle offense. There was hope Derek Fisher’s defensive-minded approach would rub off when training camp commenced in West Point. There was hope J.R. Smith would find his Sixth-Man-of-the-Year shooting touch and Tim Hardaway Jr. would get as good on defense as he was last season on offense. Hope is on hold...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Willis Reed fights the entire Lakers team

Jason Whitney A video of Willis Reed taking on the entire Los Angeles Lakers team in a fist fight has finally surfaced. Reed was in his third year with the New York Knicks when one of the biggest fights in NBA history took place at Madison Square Garden. Back in 1966, a young Willis Reed was playing […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL...
Via Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Says He Will Not Win Scoring Title This Year

All offseason Carmelo Anthony avidly claimed this upcoming NBA season to be the rebirth, calling himself “Me7.0.” The new and improved Carmelo lost a significant amount of weight, over twenty pounds, but who could’ve imaged his desire to shoot the basketball would follow suit. Jokingly speaking! In recent reports Carmelo stated he has doubts the NBA Scoring Title will be at...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quincy Acy throws down powerful slam dunk (Video / GIF)

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy made his presence felt by throwing down a powerful slam dunk in the first quarter of Monday night's preseason game against Boston.Acy took the pass from Carmelo Anthony and slammed it home with such force that it brought the Knicks bench to their feet. It was the only basket Acy scored in the game.Video via NBA. This post appeared first on...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports doc skeptical of benefits of Amar'e taking red wine bath

Amar’e Stoudemire is an eccentric dude, so the reasoning behind his wine bath shouldn’t be a surprise. Stoudemire posted a photo to social media that showed him relaxing in a wine bath. Stoudemire attributed the Merlot bath to therapy that helps with circulation i your body. It’s reportedly popular among runners and other athletes. According to Dr. Lewis Maharam, a sports medicine...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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